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New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

Trade Unionism

Location: 
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
35 hours (1 week).
Dates: 
September 2004 - November 2013.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss how and why labor unions developed in the United States; identify the ways in which workers have contributed to and been affected by the major historical events and social movements that shaped U.S. history; discuss the origin and history of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters; discuss how globalization and technology have changed the labor movement in the late 20th and 21st centuries.
Instruction: 

This course provides students with a basis for understanding the major events in American history from the perspective of working people and the unions they formed. Students learn about the role of workers in the founding and growth of the United States; the rise of the labor union movement and its relationship to other major social movements; and how the changing global economy affects the labor movement in the United States and around the world. Credit recommendation In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Cabinetmaking, Millwright, Carpentry, Electrician, Welding, Tool and Die, Welding Repair, Pipefitting and Plumbing, Construction Technology, and related disciplines.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Cabinetmaking, Carpentry, Electrician, Millwright, Welding, Welding Repair, Tool and Die, Pipefitting and Plumbing, Construction Technology, and related disciplines (11/08). 

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